Author: Susann Cokal Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Candlewick Press ISBN: 9781536211795 Book Pages: 492 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
In the far northern reaches of civilization, a mermaid leaves the sea to look for her land-dwelling mother among people as desperate for magic and miracles as they are for life and love. Blood calls to blood; charm calls to charm. It is the way of the world. Come close and tell us your dreams. Sanna is a mermaid — but she is only half seavish. The night of her birth, a sea-witch cast a spell that made Sanna’s people, including her landish mother, forget how and where she was born. Now Sanna is sixteen and an outsider in the seavish matriarchy, and she is determined to find her mother and learn who she is. She apprentices herself to the witch to learn the magic of making and unmaking, and with a new pair of legs and a quest to complete for her teacher, she follows a clue that leads her ashore on the Thirty-Seven Dark Islands. There, as her fellow mermaids wait in the sea, Sanna stumbles into a wall of white roses thirsty for blood, a hardscrabble people hungry for miracles, and a baroness who will do anything to live forever. From the author of the Michael L. Printz Honor Book The Kingdom of Little Wounds comes a gorgeously told tale of belonging, sacrifice, fear, hope, and mortality. From the author of the Michael L. Printz Honor Book The Kingdom of Little Wounds comes a gorgeously told tale of belonging, sacrifice, fear, hope, and mortality.
Author: Angiah Harris Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: 9781950906826 Book Pages: 174 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
"No matter how dark it may seem, light finds a way to shine through," the mermaid king tells his daughter, and as she explores his undersea kingdom, she never doubts his words. In the days before the moon and tides exist, the kingdom is at peace. Singing fills the streets, and the subjects thrive under the reign of their king, queen, and princess. Then a shocking betrayal robs the kingdom of light, silences all singing, and plunges the mermaid princess into grief and despair. As her world falls apart, she faces questions she never expected to ask. Can she alone sing loudly enough to defeat fear? What light could shine brightly enough to overcome the darkness? Two unexpected encounters teach her surprising lessons about love, hope, and forgiveness. Along her journey toward freedom for herself and her people the truth becomes clear: if her kingdom will ever be restored to its former glory, the entire world will have to change.
Author: Colleen Coble Genre: Fiction Publisher: Thomas Nelson ISBN: 9781401690298 Book Pages: 352 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Mallory’s mother died fifteen years ago. But her father’s last words on the phone were unmistakable: “Find . . . mother.” Shame and confusion have kept Mallory Davis from her home for the last fifteen years, but when her dad mysteriously dies on his mail boat route, she doesn’t have any choice but to go back to Mermaid Point. Mallory believes her father was murdered and childhood sweetheart Kevin O’Connor, game warden in Downeast Maine, confirms her suspicions. But Kevin is wary of helping Mallory in her search. She broke his heart and left—without a word—years ago. When Mallory begins receiving threats on her own life—and her beloved teenage daughter, Haylie—their search intensifies. There’s a tangled web within the supposed murder, and it involves much more than what meets the eye. As answers begin to fall into place, Mallory realizes her search is about more than finding her father’s killer—it is also about finding herself again . . . and possibly about healing what was broken so long ago with Kevin. She just has to stay alive long enough to put all the pieces together.
Author: Colleen Coble Genre: Family secrets Publisher: ISBN: 1410485609 Book Pages: 337 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
When Audra suspects that her father's death wasn't an accident, she returns to Mermaid Beach to take over his mail boat duties and find out more with the help of her childhood sweetheart, local game warden Kevin OConnor.
Author: Elizabeth Stuckey-French Genre: Fiction Publisher: Anchor ISBN: 9781400075867 Book Pages: 272 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
When thirty-five-year-old France’s father calls to say that her mother, Grendy, has run off, France suspects foul play and heads south to investigate. Recently reunited with fellow former “mermaids” from Mermaid Springs, FL—one of the Sunshine State’s premier, pre-Disney attractions—Grendy had successfully revived her career in kitschy underwater pageants. But if she doesn’t find herself or let herself be found soon, she’ll miss the big Labor Day show. While the other fin-toting “merhags” regale France with stories of old—particularly the night Elvis came to town—they’re suspiciously tight-lipped about Grendy’s disappearance. Increasingly convinced that Grendy is in trouble—and that a psychic cat might hold the clue—she makes a series of unexpected, extraordinary discoveries about Mermaid Springs, her mother, and, in turn, herself.
Author: Molly Harrison Genre: Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform ISBN: 1986911977 Book Pages: 240 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Mermaid Moon Sketchbook by Molly Harrison features 120 sheets of 8.5 x 11 inch, blank, unlined paper for you to sketch, doodle, and write on! Featuring a glossy softcover, this sketchbook/notebook is perfect for any mermaid lover! Please see www.mollyharrisonart.com for more information about Molly and her art!
Author: Susann Cokal Genre: Young Adult Fiction Publisher: Candlewick Press ISBN: 9780763669072 Book Pages: 576 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
A 2014 Michael L. Printz Honor Book A young seamstress and a royal nursemaid find themselves at the center of an epic power struggle in this stunning young-adult debut. On the eve of Princess Sophia’s wedding, the Scandinavian city of Skyggehavn prepares to fete the occasion with a sumptuous display of riches: brocade and satin and jewels, feasts of sugar fruit and sweet spiced wine. Yet beneath the veneer of celebration, a shiver of darkness creeps through the palace halls. A mysterious illness plagues the royal family, threatening the lives of the throne’s heirs, and a courtier’s wolfish hunger for the king’s favors sets a devious plot in motion. Here in the palace at Skyggehavn, things are seldom as they seem — and when a single errant prick of a needle sets off a series of events that will alter the course of history, the fates of seamstress Ava Bingen and mute nursemaid Midi Sorte become irrevocably intertwined with that of mad Queen Isabel. As they navigate a tangled web of palace intrigue, power-lust, and deception, Ava and Midi must carve out their own survival any way they can.
Are mermaids compassionate beings waiting to save drowning sailors or vindictive creatures hoping to lure people to their deaths? The answer depends on the lore, which is vast and varied. Through the centuries, people around the world have reported seeing real mermaids on rocks or bobbing in the sea. Even in the 21st century, people are drawn to the mystery of the mermaid. Readers, too, will find the many mermaid stories and hoaxes in this engaging book entertaining as well as educational. Folklore is a unique and entertaining window into studies of world culture.
Author: Kathi Appelt Genre: Juvenile Fiction Publisher: Simon and Schuster ISBN: 1442406089 Book Pages: 432 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Keeper was born in the ocean, and she believes she is part mermaid. So as a ten-year-old she goes out looking for her mother—an unpredictable and uncommonly gorgeous woman who swam away when Keeper was three—and heads right for the ocean, right for the sandbar where mermaids are known to gather. But her boat is too small for the surf—and much too small for the storm that is brewing on the horizon. Kathi Appelt follows her award-winning and New York Times bestselling novel The Underneath with this stunning, mysterious, and breathtaking tale of a girl who outgrows fairy tales just a little too late—and learns in the end that there is nothing more magical and mythical than love itself.